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Connolly Bove Ranks First for IP in Delaware in Chambers USA 2011

Kevin Brady ranks among top national e-Discovery lawyers

Wilmington, DE – Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP is pleased to announce that the firm again ranked as a number one law firm for intellectual property in Delaware by Chambers USA 2011. Arthur G. Connolly Jr., Francis DiGiovanni, Patricia S. Rogowski, and Rudolf E. Hutz are recognized as exceptional intellectual property attorneys in the state, and Matthew Boyer is recognized as a notable practitioner in Labor & Employment in Delaware. Kevin F. Brady is highly ranked among the top national Litigation: E- Discovery lawyers.

According to Chambers USA’s profile about the firm and its attorneys:

“This firm has built and sustained a deep bench of IP lawyers that sees it positioned among the leading practices in the field. The team has a clear emphasis on first-chair litigation and has attracted leading domestic and international clients such as Pfizer, ING and L’Oréal. Its quality is evident in its ability to adapt to the constantly changing world of IP litigation, as in its current work in the Abbreviated New Drug Application field.

Sources say: “The lawyers are knowledgeable and experienced, and quickly grasped an understanding of the underlying technology.”

Francis DiGiovanni is widely praised for his patent litigation work, with clients noting how “he develops effective strategy in court that corresponds to the business goals we are trying to achieve.” Recent work has seen him represent Parker Hannifin in technology patent infringements relating to automotive fuel filters.

Patent prosecution and counseling cochair Patricia Smink Rogowski’s technical background is a clear draw to technology clients. Of counsel Arthur Connolly has a notable reputation and extensive experience both within Delaware and nationally. Rudolf Hutz is another name with a reputation that reaches beyond state bounds, and he is widely cited as one of the leading IP litigators around. Recent work has included Abbreviated New Drug Application disputes in a range of jurisdictions, as well as advice to Vesuvius USA in responding to a two-patent complaint.

Matthew Boyer of Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP is highlighted as a name making strides in the field of employment law. He acts in both plaintiff and defense capacities.

Kevin Brady is the chair of the information security, e-discovery and records management group at Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP. He is noted for his involvement with the Sedona Conference, and is prized by clients for his experience across corporate litigation, commercial litigation, e-discovery and records management, insurance litigation and arbitration.”

About Chambers

Since 1999, Chambers & Partners has been researching the US legal profession and ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. The research is in-depth and client focused and the guide is read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the US and worldwide. It is also widely used by firms in all states for referral purposes.

About Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz

Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP is a nationally recognized intellectual property and business law firm, with offices in Los Angeles, California, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington, Delaware. The firm has a full service intellectual property practice and a rapidly expanding business law practice. Connolly Bove was recently named to the National Law Journal’s Mid-Sized Hot List as one of the Top 20 mid-sized law firms in the United States. It regularly obtains high rankings in the annual Patent Litigation Survey conducted by Corporate Counsel magazine, ranking as one of the Top 25 law firms for patent litigation in the United States. The firm is also listed as a top patent firm in Delaware by Chambers. For more information, see the firm’s website at www.cblh.com

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